Ammocoetes in fine sediments of low gradient stream
Last year's baby opossum eating our cat food. One of our feral cats is a foot away, wondering why the opossum's eating her food.
Resident of the marsh.
Baby opossum, born sometime this winter. Sometimes comes with its mother.
Miss Marble and Tigress, two of our ferals. Fixed females 1 1/2 years old. Currently being socialized.
Heard them again this evening.
Talking to me from the trees and following me.
Heard but not seen. Part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
Mallards (at least two males, at least two females) in the llama/goat farm pond. Part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
Flock of Eurasian widgeons eating the grass in the llama/goat field across the street. Saw these as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
Resident goose population on the farm/in the marsh.
One of the three feral cats that we feed. We named this one Fluffy Tuxie. Presumably male, presumably intact, starting to allow slight touch contact.
Inquisitive raccoon from last summer's litter. It's eating leftover cat food on our back deck.
Probably red-spotted subspecies
A few adults
A few adults, but outnumbered by juvenile bullfrogs
A few juveniles
fishing spider identified by referencing bugguide.net
Habitat characterized by slow stream with dense Phalaris and a species of nightshade
water scorpion identified by referencing bugguide.net
Started from seed in 1997, now approximately 55 feet high but only 7.6" DBH.